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PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:22 pm 
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Looking for confirmation whether the crown race is needed or not for headset installation.
The headset is a Ritchey WCS Carbon Drop In Integrated Headset.

The bearing seems to fit quite well without one, but I am not sure if it is meant to be installed without a crown race.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:38 pm 
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Does the race fit properly in the head tube?


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:44 pm 
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Yes, all the way down to the last ~.5" where the tube start to flare. This bit just seems too tight to force.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:50 pm 
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I think your best bet will be to contact Willier directly on this one, unless someone here happens to have gone through the same thing.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:57 pm 
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Yeah, thanks. I am heading for a LBS in the morning, just wanted to check here first.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:30 pm 
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...and for anyone that was wondering, all solved by my LBS. Even made a nice dent in the workshop floor.


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